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Part of making a diagnosis of leukemia involves determining the type. First of all, the disease is classified as either acute or chronic; then the specific kind of leukemia is identified. The different types include:
 
There are also subtypes among these varieties. These kinds of leukemia have different symptoms and progress differently.
 
(Click Types of Leukemia for more information on each kind of leukemia listed in this article and their identifying characteristics.)
 
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